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Obituaries: [1925-1929]
Family Obituaries Listed by year of death
  1. Mr. Jonathan Respass English (21 Dec 1874-02 Jan 1925)
  2. Mrs. John A. [Virginia A. 'Genevieve' Bailey] Underwood (1837-05 Jan 1925)
  3. Mr. Jasper W. Kleckley (Abt 1895- Sep 1925)
  4. Mrs. R.S. [Mary Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Cheves] English (22 Jun 1857-17 Jan 1926)
  5. Mrs. Sam Joe [Mittie Catherine Smith] English (01 Mar 1889-03 Feb 1929)
  6. Mr. Carl Dana Elmore (24 Feb 1881- 05 Apr 1929)
1. Mr. Jonathan Respass English Obituary
Dates: 21 Dec 1874-02 Jan 1925
Parents: Rev. Samuel Jackson English & Mournen Maxie Peacock
Spouse: Mattie Lou Little (1888-1971)
The Macon County Citizen & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga.
After several months of serious illness and suffering, Mr. J. Respass English died at his home here early Friday morning. Mr. English was one of our prominent merchants. He sold his farm several years ago and moved into town and went into the mercantile business and in which he was engaged at the time of his death. He leaves his wife, two daughters, Gladys and Myrna, one brother and several sisters and a host of friends to mourn his loss. He was buried in the family lot in Cemetery here Saturday morning, Rev. Mr. Jelks conducting the ceremonies.
2. Mrs. John A. [Virginia A. 'Genevieve' Bailey] Underwood Obituary
Dates: 1837-05 Jan 1925
Parents: James Bailey
Relation: Mother in law of Jasper Richard English
Spouse: John Allison Underwood (1837-1905)
The Macon County Citizen & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga.
January 9, 1925 - DEATH OF MRS. UNDERWOOD
Late Monday afternoon Mrs. Genevieve Underwood passed from this world of suffering into the Great Beyond. She died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. B. W. Webb, a few miles out of town. She has been in bad health for several years and her advanced age added to her disease causing medical skill to be of no avail. She is survived by four daughters; Mrs. B. W. Webb, Mrs. E. Atwater, Mrs. Rich English and Mrs. Mask of Pelham and two sons, Messrs Simeon Underwood and Mills Underwood of Pelham, besides numerous grandchildren. She was laid to rest in Red Hill Cemetery Tuesday afternoon in the presence of many sorrowing relatives and friends.
3. Mr. Jasper W. Kleckley Obituary
Dates: Abt 1895- Sep 1925
Parents: Daniel Wilson 'Dannie' Kleckley & Elizabeth M. 'Betty' English
The Macon County Citizen - Oglethorpe, Ga. 9-4-1925
Jasper W. Kleckley, 30 years, died at the home of his sister Mrs. Frank Ellis in Atlanta after an illness of one week of pneumonia. Only one lung being affected at first and as soon as the other became involved, no hope was entertained for his recovery. He was the son of Mrs. Bettie English Kleckley and the late Wilson Kleckley. He was an employee of the Southern Bell Telephone Co. and was held in high esteem by his co-workers. Funeral services were conducted at the home and interment at Crest Lawn Cemetery with the Masons in charge there. Many beautiful offerings attested the esteem his friends held for him.
4. Mrs. R.S. [Mary Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Cheves] English Obituary
Dates: 22 Jun 1857-17 Jan 1926
Parents: Frances H. Cheves & Elvira A.
Spouse: Robert Simpson English, Sr. (1856-1933)
Macon County Citizen - Oglethorpe, Ga. January 22, 1926
A most horrible tragedy occurred in our town Saturday afternoon, when the clothing of Mrs. R. S. English caught fire from an open grate and before help could reach her, she was so burned about the lower part of her body that she lived only about twenty-four hours. Everything was done for her that could be done but medical skill availed nothing, and the end came peaceably about two o'clock Sunday afternoon. She is survived by her Husband, Mr. R. S. English, one daughter, Mrs. George Moss of Persia, Iowa; and five sons, Matchet English of Quitman; Wallace English of Macon; Paul English of Ideal; John English or Cordele; and Robert English of Chipley, Fla. to whom the entire community extends their sympathy in this great bereavement. The funeral was conducted by Rev. H. F. Jelks and interment was in the Oglethorpe Cemetery.
5. Mrs. Sam Joe [Mittie Catherine Smith] English Obituary
Dates: 01 Mar 1889-03 Feb 1929
Parents: John 'Thomas' Smith & Mary Frances 'Fannie' Edge
Spouse: Sampson Josiah 'Sam Joe' English, Sr. (1883-1965)
Macon County Citizen - Oglethorpe, Ga. February 8, 1929
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. SAM JOE ENGLISH - Funeral services for Mrs. Sam J. English, 40, who died at her residence, a few miles out from Oglethorpe, early Sunday morning, February 3rd, were held at Red Hill Cemetery on Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. J. M. Woodward of Hawkinsville, who had been Mrs. Englishs' pastor. Mrs. English, was reared in the community in which she died, had always been a resident of Macon County, although she had been ill for the past few months, her death came as a shock to her relatives and hundreds of friends, as it was not known that her condition for the past few days, was any more critical than it had been for some little time. Mrs. English, who before her marriage, was Miss Mittie Smith, numbered her friends by her acquaintances, always took a leading part in all work for the betterment of her community and her death has cast a gloom over the entire section of the county in which she had resided from childhood. Surviving , in addition to her husband and twelve children, are her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Smith; one brother, Mr. J. S. Smith; three sisters, Mrs. Lester Johnson, Mrs. Morgan Williams and Miss Lois Smith, all of Macon County, with the exception of Miss Lois Smith, who resides at Plant City, Fla.
6. Mr. Carl Dana Elmore Obituary
Dates: 24 Feb 1881- 05 Apr 1929
Parents: Rev. Jacob Samuel Elmore & Isabella Maria 'Belle' Ganann
Spouse: Georgia Hair (1886-1964)
Macon County Citizen - Oglethorpe, Ga. April 12, 1929
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR C. D. ELMORE - Funeral services for Carl D. Elmore, 47 whose death occurred at his home in Augusta Friday evening were held from the residence of his sisters, Mrs. T. C. Powers and Miss Fannie Elmore, here Sunday afternoon. Mr. Elmore was born and reared here. Early in life, after finishing school at Newberry, S.C. he entered the Postal Railway Service and three years later resigned his position to become connected with the Southern Express Co.
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Surviving are his widow, who before her marriage was, Miss Georgia Hair of Buena Vista; one brother, Eugene E. Elmore of Atlanta; four sisters, Mrs. W. M. English of Quitman, Ga., Mrs. C. T. Harden, Mrs. T. C. Powers and Miss Fannie Elmore, all of this point. Interment was in Oglethorpe Cemetery.
Obituaries transcribed by Davine Campbell and posted here with her permission.
Davine Campbell may be reached at this email: davine(at)alltel(dot)net
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